Active substances: Amoxicillin
Amoxicillin can make birth control pills less effective. Ask your doctor about using a non-hormone method of birth control such as a condom, diaphragm, spermicide to prevent pregnancy while taking this medicine.
Take this medication for the full prescribed length of time. Amoxicillin will not treat a viral infection such as the common cold or flu. Do not share this medication with another person, even if they have the same symptoms you have.
Antibiotic medicines can cause diarrhea. If you have diarrhea that is watery or bloody, stop taking Amoxil and call your doctor.
Do not use anti-diarrhea medicine unless your doctor tells you to. Before taking this medicine You should not use Amoxil if you are allergic to any penicillin antibiotic, such as ampicillin, dicloxacillin, oxacillin, penicillin, or ticarcillin.
To make sure Amoxil is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have: kidney disease; diarrhea caused by taking antibiotics; or food or drug allergies especially to a cephalosporin antibiotic such as Omnicef, Cefzil, Ceftin, Keflex, and others.
It is not known whether this medicine will harm an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
The maximum daily dose is 6 g given in divided doses. The following are the usual adult dosages for preventing infection during dental procedures and other surgery: If a general anaesthetic is not used, 3 g given orally one hour before surgery and another dose six hours later if necessary If a general anaesthetic is used, 3 g given orally four hours before anaesthesia and 3 g six hours after the initial dose Children It is recommended that children be given Amoxicillin as a suspension instead of as capsules.
Children weighing more than 40 kg should be given the usual adult dosage. Children weighing less than 40 kg who are able to swallow capsules: All doses are worked out depending on the child s body weight in kilograms.
Your doctor will advise you how much medicine you should give to your baby or child. The usual dose is 40 mg to 90 mg for each kilogram of body weight a day, given in two or three divided doses.
It is not normally necessary to arrange to have a dose in the middle of the night, unless your doctor has told you to do so.
But remember, space the doses as evenly as possible throughout the day.
If you forget to take your medicine If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember, unless it is within an hour of your next dose, then carry on as before. Do not take a double dose to make up for the dose you have missed. A: Amoxil amoxicillin is an antibiotic that is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections.In particular tell your doctor if you are taking any of the following: The contraceptive pill in which case you will have to take extra contraceptive measures such as using a condom Anticoagulants e.
The most common side effects of amoxicillin are diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting. Rarely, severe side effects can occur when taking amoxicillin such as severe allergic reactions rash, hives, itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue; bloody stools; confusion; dark urine; fever, chills, or persistent sore throat; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; seizures; severe diarrhea; stomach pain or cramps; and unusual bruising or bleeding.
Stop taking amoxicillin immediately, and consult your physician immediately if any of these severe effects occur.
Celestamine, Piriton, and Flugone are not approved for use in the United States; therefore, I cannot provide any information about these medications. A: No, you do not have to wait 4 hours after taking your amoxicillin before eating yogurt.
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It is not known whether this leaflet will harm an direct baby. Call your dose at once if you have: severe stomach sight; or diarrhea that is associated or bloody even if it contains months after your last dose.